Eoin Higgins, staff writer
An activist and supporter of Indian left wing parties holds a placard during a demonstration to protest against the presidential decree abolishing Article 370 of the constitution giving special autonomy to Muslim-majority Kashmir, in New Delhi on August 5, 2019.
"The government of India has cut its nose to spite its face."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
President Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks with reporters during their bilateral meeting Monday, July 22, 2019, in the Oval Office.
"Everyone who knows anything about foreign policy in South Asia knows that...
Thalif Deen
The world is over-armed and peace is underfunded


There are troubling signs things are heating up in the volatile region thought to harbor Al Qaeda and Taliban militants: the missile strikes by suspected American planes in northwest Pakistan, the reported killing of militants and civilians in eastern and southern Afghanistan, and President Obama's oft-repeated intent to build up American forces in Afghanistan. For why this is a bad idea, check out The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel's recent post...